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James Faulkner      

Full name James Peter Faulkner

Born April 29, 1990, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 27 years 89 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Lancashire, Launceston, Melbourne Stars, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Tasmania, Tasmania Second XI, Tasmania Under-19s

Playing role Bowling allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Height 1.86 m

Relation Father - PI Faulkner

James Peter Faulkner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 45 23 22.50 43 104.65 0 0 4 1 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 67 50 21 988 116 34.06 948 104.21 1 4 82 28 20 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 18 7 159 41* 14.45 138 115.21 0 0 7 5 11 0
First-class 62 94 12 2565 121 31.28 5034 50.95 2 15 257 17 26 0
List A 115 88 28 1831 116 30.51 1992 91.91 1 10 134 46 32 0
T20s Insights on t20 149 112 46 1377 73 20.86 1098 125.40 0 1 67 52 50 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 2 166 98 6 4/51 6/98 16.33 3.54 27.6 1 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 67 65 3116 2858 95 4/32 4/32 30.08 5.50 32.8 4 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 24 24 515 684 36 5/27 5/27 19.00 7.96 14.3 0 1 0
First-class 62 114 9713 4737 190 5/5 8/97 24.93 2.92 51.1 7 5 0
List A 115 110 5424 4813 162 4/20 4/20 29.70 5.32 33.4 8 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 149 149 3088 4091 170 5/16 5/16 24.06 7.94 18.1 1 3 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 21-25, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Perth, Feb 1, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 5, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Dec 16-19, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Mar 7-9, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Dec 14, 2008 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Australia at Hamilton, Feb 5, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Tasmania v New South Wales at Hobart, Dec 30, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Kanpur, May 13, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0/24 Guj Lions v Sunrisers Kanpur 13 May 2017 T20
14*, 2/39 Guj Lions v Daredevils Kanpur 10 May 2017 T20
0/43 Guj Lions v Kings XI Mohali 7 May 2017 T20
1, 0/35 Guj Lions v Daredevils Delhi 4 May 2017 T20
6, 0/30 Guj Lions v Supergiant Pune 1 May 2017 T20
21, 2/34 Guj Lions v Mum Indians Rajkot 29 Apr 2017 T20
1/15 Guj Lions v RCB Bengaluru 27 Apr 2017 T20
1/38, 4* Guj Lions v KKR Kolkata 21 Apr 2017 T20
0, 1/38, 8 Tasmania v Queensland Hobart 7 Mar 2017 FC
2/45, 10, 0/21 Tasmania v NSW Wollongong 25 Feb 2017 FC
Profile

A bowling allrounder who will not back down from a contest, James Faulkner has also established a reputation as Australia's finisher with the bat in limited-overs chases. His cool head under pressure has won matches for Australia many times, and notably he was Man of the Match in the 2015 World Cup final triumph over New Zealand. On that occasion it was his bowling that earned him the honour, his 3 for 36 restricting New Zealand to a very gettable 183. His variations - slow balls and cutters especially - make him a dangerous bowler in the short forms and against Pakistan at the 2016 World T20 he became the first Australian to take a five-wicket haul in a T20 international. Faulkner made his Test debut in the dead rubber at The Oval on the 2013 Ashes tour and claimed six wickets, but has struggled to squeeze back into the side since then. Later that year he plundered his first ODI century - 116 off 73 balls - in a loss to India in Bangalore, in a game that will be more remembered for Rohit Sharma's 209. At domestic level, Faulkner was Tasmania's best player during a period of great success for the state. His breakout season in 2010-11 - he collected 36 Sheffield Shield wickets at 17.72 - coincided with the Tigers winning the Shield for the second time. The following two summers brought the consistent Faulkner wicket tallies of 36 and 39 and he helped the Tigers reach the Shield final in 2011-12 and win it in 2012-13 - he was Man of the Match in that final. His importance for Tasmania during those three seasons cannot be underestimated and in 2012-13 he won his third consecutive Ricky Ponting Medal as Tasmania's best player. Faulkner, whose father Peter also played for Tasmania, signed with his fourth IPL team - Gujarat Lions - for the 2016 season.
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May 13, 2017

James Faulkner takes a sharp catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan, Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Kanpur, May 13, 2017

James Faulkner takes a sharp catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan

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May 13, 2017

James Faulkner was bowled by Mohammed Siraj, Gujarat Lions v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2017, Kanpur, May 13, 2017

James Faulkner was bowled by Mohammed Siraj

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May 1, 2017

James Faulkner lets the ball hit the stumps during Rahul Tripathi's run out with a livid Ben Stokes in the background, Rising Pune Supergiant v Gujarat Lions, IPL 2017, Pune, May 1, 2017

James Faulkner lets the ball hit the stumps during Rahul Tripathi's run out with a livid Ben Stokes in the background

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Tour Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 26, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Jan 23, 2013
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 20, 2013
No result
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Jan 18, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
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